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Igor Toronyi-Lalic

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Igor is the editor of Culture House at The Spectator. He's a co-director of the London Contemporary Music Festival and author of Benjamin Britten (2013) for Penguin.

Articles By Igor Toronyi-Lalic

BBC Proms: Ax, Chamber Orchestra of Europe, Haitink/ Hewitt, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Manze

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BBC Proms: BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ilan Volkov/ Viktoria Mullova, Matthew Barley

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The Emperor of Atlantis, Arcola Theatre

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The Rite of Spring, Peckham Car Park/ Yellow Lounge, London Bridge Arches

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BBC Proms: Arditti Quartet, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Fischer

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BBC Proms: Mahler 9, Stuttgart Radio Symphony Orchestra, Norrington

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BBC Proms: Verdi's Requiem, BBCSO, Bychkov

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BBC Proms: Osborne, BBC Philharmonic, Mena

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BBC Proms: Orchestre Philharmonique de Radio France, Chung/ Erben, Belcea Quartet

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BBC Proms: William Tell, Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia, Pappano

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DVD: The Music Lovers

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Colin Currie, Pierre-Laurent Aimard, CBSO, BCMG, Oliver Knussen, Aldeburgh Festival

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Madama Butterfly, Royal Opera

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Two Boys, English National Opera

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The Infernal Comedy, Barbican Hall

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Maxwell Davies's Eight Songs for a Mad King/ Birtwistle's Secret Theatre, Queen Elizabeth Hall

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Madeleine Peyroux, Barbican review - a transport of delight

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Red Speedo, Orange Tree Theatre review - two versions of Ame...

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Album: Kevin Fowley - À Feu Doux

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In April 1985, The Damned’s Dave Vanian was speaking with Janice Long on her BBC Radio 1 show. He said “Barry Ryan and Paul Ryan have been sadly...

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Crossing is a remarkable step forward for Swedish-Georgian...

First Night of the Proms, BBCSO, Chan review - from the subl...

The first night of the BBC’s 2024 Proms season was illuminated by the blazing brilliance of Isata Kanneh-Mason’s performance of Clara Schumann’s...

The Hot Wing King, National Theatre review - high kitchen-st...

There’s an exuberant comedy from the start in Katori Hall’s The Hot Wing King, which comes to London after an initial...